International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


To Study the Clinical Profile of Patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease in a Tertiary Care Centre in Rural Western Maharashtra

Dr. Adithi Vishwanath | Dr. Renuka Sarwate | Dr. Anjali D. Patil | Dr. Sanvedya Kadam [2] | Dr. Rutuja Khot


Abstract: To study the clinical profile of patients with Vogt Koyanagi Harada disease, Thereby Understanding the disease modality by appropriate diagnostic tools and investigative methods. Methods: A Cross sectional observational study was conducted in over 25 patients diagnosed with VKH in our tertiary care centre from July 2023-December 2023 .Results were analysed by a statistical test. Results: Mean age-Between 23-60 years of age= 40 (Approximate)Gender- 18 Females (72%),9 males (18%) Laterality- Bilateral- 98%, Unilateral -2%Visual Acuity - <20/200- 27%,At 1 month ? 8%, At 3 months- 35%, 20/200- or <20/40 ? On presentation- 40%, At 1 month- 20%, At 3 months- 40%, 20/40 ? On presentation- 33%,At 1 month -62%, At 3 months- 4% Stage of disease ?Acute stage 24 eyes (48%), Chronic convalescent -18 eyes (36%),Chronic recurrent -8 eyes (16%)Clinical Presentation Panuveitis in 30 eyes (60%), Posterior uveitis in 18 eyes(36%) Slit lamp examination-Circumciliary congestion in 24 eyes (48%), Keratic precipitates 24 eyes (48%),Iris nodules in 2%. Fundus examination- Vitritis in 100%, optic disc involvement in 22 (44%), Sunset glow fundus in 6 eyes (12%), Exudative retinal detachment in 22 eyes (44%). Conclusion: In conclusion our study had more female patients compared to male, and presented more in the acute stage of the disease The rarity of VKH Syndrome makes its diagnosis a challenge, but speed in diagnosis and treatment are essential.


Keywords: VKH-Vogt koyanagi Harada disease, CSF-Cerebrospinal Fluid


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,


Pages: 1382 - 1387


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